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Gates: Pakistan Missile Strikes To Continue

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is retaining a powerful but controversial weapon left over from the Bush administration's war on terror: Pre...

Pakistan Urges Obama To Halt Missile Attacks

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan urged President Barack Obama to halt U.S. missile strikes on al-Qaida strongholds near the Afghan border, saying ...

Suspected US Missile Strikes Hit Pakistan

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Originally published on, the citizen journalism platform that covers world news from the ground. By Abudlhadi Hairan PESHAWAR-- At...

Obama Pakistan Missile Strike Kills 18

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Suspected U.S. missiles killed 18 people on the Pakistan side of the Afghan border Friday, security officials said, the fi...

First Missile Strikes On Pakistan Since Obama Presidency: Reports

Huffington Post/GroundReport | Katharine Zaleski, Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

According to ABC News, Commander-in-chief Obama has launched his first missile attacks... The CIA's bombing campaign against al Qaeda leadership in ...

Obama Vows To Tackle Gaza Crisis Immediately After Inauguration | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama, who has focused mostly on the nation's economic travails, says he will appoint a team immediately after hi...

Pakistani Paints 16th Obama Portrait As Nation Looks Closely At President-Elect | Shahan Mufti | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Hamesh Gul claims he has looked more closely at Barack Obama than anyone else in Pakistan. And he might just be right. In a...

Young U.S. Muslims Shift to Democrats This Election

Kyla Cullinane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kyla Cullinane

"After Bush, many socially conservative Muslims are looking for a president who can balance national security with civil rights. They are particularly offended and outraged by domestic surveillance."

Obama's Pakistan Comments Draw Protest

Chicago Tribune | Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A group of Pakistani-Americans and anti-war advocates delivered a letter to the downtown Chicago offices of Sen. Barack Obama today, calling on him to...

Right-Wingers Mock Obama's "Ostentatiously Exotic" Pronunciation Of Pakistan

Washington Monthly | Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama pronounces "Pakistan" correctly, with a soft "a," just like a lot of people who know what they're talking about, including Gen. David Pet...

Jason Linkins

Foreign Policy Prescience: Reality Catches Up With McCain On Pakistan | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today, February 21, 2008: JOHN MCCAIN: "Will we risk the confused leadership of an inexperienced candidate who once suggested bombing our ally, P...

Obama On Hill: Meeting Gilani, Bernanke, House Dems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has a day of private meetings planned on Capitol Hill. MSNBC reports that Obama will meet with Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raz...

WaPo: Obama Shifting The National Foreign Policy Debate

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama, on his first and likely only overseas trip as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, has remade the campaign's foreign po...

Obama Campaign: McCain Will Fail On Al-Qaeda And Pakistan

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

Obama's approach to the re-emerging threat of Al Qaeda marks a break with the failed Bush policy. Obama would draw in NATO and focus attention where it matters in the war on terror.

Clinton Camp To Obama: You Need To Answer These Questions

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Clinton camp has released a memo questioning Sen. Obama's capacity to be Commander-in-Chief: Senator Obama has thus far failed to answer key ques...

Clinton: Obama Wavers on Foreign Policy

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton characterized rival Barack Obama on Monday as rash and inconsistent on foreign policy issues. Shifting to fo...

McCain, Obama Battle Over Pakistan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Sen. John McCain of Arizona, close to clinching the GOP nomination, called Sen. Barack Obama 'naive' today and...blasted him for advocating a bombing...